Project Controller

  • Location: Arnhem
  • Contract type: limited
  • Vacancy reference: 7345

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively analysing and monitoring of the financial progress of the project, making the link with technical project progress and identifies and implements improvement proposals
  • In your role you are the interface/sparring partner for the (sub)project leads Perform planning, monitoring, analysis and calculations of all financials in the projects
  • Assists the Financial Project Directors (FPD) and other Project Controllers to fulfil all finance obligations re: reporting & (actual spent / forward looking) analysis
  • Develops, in coordination with the FPDs and Project Controllers, financial policy and related standards in the field of project control for onshore projects
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of project-related accounts, set up of project structure in the ERP system, helpdesk for questions on invoices / charged hours to projects, and compliance with accounting standards and TenneT ways of working
  • Contribute to pre and post calculation of budget items (e.g. by review on CBS used)
  • Prepare (commercial) finalization of project (closing reports), commercial asset inventory / work in progress
  • Project support in calculation of budgets and approval procedures
  • Support of risk-, claim- and contract management functions
  • Is and will remain actively aware of the IFRS and energy regulatory standards relevant to projects, project development and developments in this discipline
  • Maintenance of ERP master data project structures and costs elements
  • Support of financial project documentation tasks; Back up of other Project Controllers

Your profile

  • A HBO level of working and thinking is necessary for the right performance of the position
  • Conducting specialist, policy developing and / or advisory work in the field of project management with many variable factors and a further orientation on multiple disciplines
  • Relevant experience in basic control activities / accounting and experiences
  • Financial background and/or willingness to do a training
  • Good skills in working with ERP systems and reporting tools (e.g. Business Objects)
  • Good MS-Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills as well as an independent and structured method of working
  • Knowledge and experience in large energy industry or infra structure project accounting are of advantage
  • Good written and verbal knowledge of Dutch and English language
  • Important competences for this role are; analytical thinking, results-oriented working, collaboration, independence and flexible.

We offer

TenneT offers a high profile and responsible function within an interesting and dynamic working environment. TenneT offers an excellent salary (TenneT level 8  between €3287 and €6746) with good secondary benefits, for instance more than 40 days of paid leave, a contribution  to your health insurance and a contribution to your sports subscription. TenneT also offers good training and development possibilities. 

If you would like to find out more, please contact Leo Kamerbeek (telephone + 31 26 373 40 36 or email or Pieter-Bas Annink (telephone + 31 26 373 29 20 or email


At entry, TenneT performs a Pre-Employment Screening. An assessment can be part of the application procedure.

Further information

Onshore NL is responsible for the the large grid expansions. The portfolio currently consists of 4 large projects. This number will increase in the near future.
In order to combine the developments and challenges in the financial area within Onshore NL we are currently looking for a Project Controller. One for the Western region, who will support and work in close cooperation with the current Project Controllers.

Contact information

Get in contact with:
Claudia Heersink,